I serve as Library Director which includes overseeing the Library and Media Services. I serve as liaison to the American Studies Department and team-teach a course with Dean Jane Rhodes entitled, "Engaging the Public." In the summer of 2007 I joined the faculty for the ACRL/ARL Institute on Scholarly Communication. EDUCATION: B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1975; M.A. Library Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1978; M.A. American Studies, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1984.
Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy: Creating Strategic Collaborations for a Changing Academic Environment (with C. Jeffrey Belliston, Polly Boruff-Jones, Stephanie Davis-Kahl, Barbara DeFelice, Mel DeSart, Erin L. Ellis, Julia Gelfand, Merinda Hensley, Kara Malenfant, Sarah McDaniel, Kevin Smith, and Jean Zanoni), White Paper (2013)
"Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy: Creating Strategic Collaborations for a Changing Academic Environment,...
Learning Advocacy for Creating Change Through an Immersion Program: Institute on Scholarly Communication delivers essential training, College and Research Libraries News (2007)
Article on experiences at first Institute on Scholarly Communication at UCLA, July 2006.
Developing Leaders and Transforming Libraries (with Dan Gjelten), College and Research Libraries News (2006)
Pre-print version. A review of two available leadership institutes for librarians. The one-week ACRL/Harvard Leadership...
Introducing the Twin Cities: A preview of things to do during ACRL's 12th National Conference (with Jim Newsome), College and Research Library News (2004)
Minneapolis, a lively city known for its lakes, culture, and high quality of life, is...
Contributions to Books
Implementing an Institutional Repository: The Process in the SmallCollege Environment at Macalester College (with Janet Sietmann), Starting, Strengthening, and Managing Institutional Repositories (2010)
Librarians as Change Agents: The Evolution of a First-Year Information Fluency Program at a Small Liberal Arts College (with Beth Hillemann and Jean Beccone), The Role of the Library in the First College Year (2007)
Teaching the Internet: An Undergraduate Liberal Arts College Experience (with Jeanne Stevens), The Internet Library; Case Studies of Library Internet Management and Use (1994)
ADAM: the gateway to art, design, architecture, and media information on the Internet, College and Research Library News (1999)
The Medieval Feminist Index: Scholarship on Women, Sexuality, and Gender, College and Research Library News (1997)
Noema: The Collaborative Bibliography of Women in Philosophy, College and Research Library News (1996)
Optimizing the iPad - Apps that help you work smarter, and some just to have fun! (with Beth Hillemann), LibTech Conference 2012 (2012)
This was a presentation on various apps that are available for personal and professional productivity...
Skills and Training: A liberal arts college perspective, Library-Based Publishing Services: Strategies for Success (2011)
This was a presentation as part of a workshop funded by the IMLS at Purdue...
We're Not an ARL Library...why should we bother with scholarly communication initiatives? (with Georgie Donovan and Scott Mandernack), ACRL Conference 2011 (2011)
This presentation focused on what smaller institutions could do to promote scholarly communication issues on...
Academic Library as Publishing Agent: showcasing student, faculty, and campus scholarship and publications (with Marilyn Billings and Allegra Gonzalez), ACRL 14th National Conference, March 12-15, 2009: Pushing the Educge: Explore, Engage, Extend (2009)
Academic libraries of all sizes can and must strategically position themselves to be a campus...
Showcasing Student, Faculty and Staff Publications: Promoting, populating and publishing in a small liberal arts college institutional repository (with Janet Sietmann), Staff Publications (2008)
Institutional repositories are more than just a place to deposit faculty pre-prints, post-print, and OA...
Library, Media, Web Services Annual Report 2006-07, Annual Report - Library, Media, Web Services (2007)
This report is the first report of the merged organization that includes the DeWitt Wallace...
Digital Collections Master Plan: Content, Systems, Access and Comprehensive Management Framework (with Angi Faiks and Digital Assets Management Working Group Information Services), DeWitt Wallace Library Reports (2006)
This Digital Collections Master Plan is intended to guide the work of creating, collecting and...